Definition of Family Troglodytidae
1. Noun. Wrens.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Order Passeriformes, Passeriformes
Member holonyms: Jenny Wren, Wren, Genus Troglodytes, Troglodytes, Cistothorus, Genus Cistothorus, Genus Salpinctes, Salpinctes, Genus Thryothorus, Thryothorus, Campylorhynchus, Genus Campylorhynchus, Genus Heleodytes, Heleodytes
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Troglodytidae
Literary usage of Family Troglodytidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Birdcraft: A Field Book of Two Hundred Song, Game, and Water Birds by Mabel Osgood Wright (1917)
"family Troglodytidae: 'Wrens, Thrasher, Catbird, etc. Page 76. 8 Species. Insectivorous birds and highly accomplished singers. The Wrens are all small, ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... the popular name for birds of the Passerine family Troglodytidae, of which the best known example is Troglodytes ..."